18 Apr 2020
Why government banned alcohol sale during the 40-day lockdown?
When the Centre released a new set of guidelines for the second bout of lockdown, it clearly stated that the sale of alcohol would be banned till May 3. This decision was taken despite some state governments mulling the option of re-opening liquor shops to generate revenue.
17 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Stimulus 2.0 in mind, Modi and Sitharaman hold talks
With economic activity coming to a standstill for almost a month due to the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss a package that could keep the wheels churning.
16 Apr 2020
Reliance and Facebook could team up for WeChat-like "super app"
Social media giant Facebook and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) could soon team up for a WeChat-like "super app".
16 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Thousands of Chinese PPE kits fail India's safety tests
Facing a dearth of personal protective equipment (PPE), India ordered thousands from China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, but a large chunk of these items didn't pass safety tests, a report in ET said on Thursday.
14 Apr 2020
After UberEats, Zomato is eyeing to buy Grofers
A few months after acquiring UberEats, Zomato is looking to buy popular e-grocery start-up Grofers.
12 Apr 2020
Final 991-gen Porsche 911 to be auctioned for Coronavirus relief
The final Porsche 911 of the last generation (991) will be sold through an online auction with RM Sotheby's on April 15, the German automaker has announced.
31 Mar 2020
#Lockdown: Jio to offer free broadband service for 30 days
Last week we reported that Reliance Jio is planning to offer a free 10Mbps broadband connection to new users as part of its #CoronaHaaregaIndiaJeetega initiative. And now, more details about the scheme have come to light.
23 Mar 2020
Enforce coronavirus lockdown, take action against violators: Centre tells states
Fully aware that only a nationwide lockdown can contain the spread of coronavirus, the government of India has asked states to enforce it diligently and ordered to take legal action against those flouting rules.
02 Mar 2020
Soon, you will get Wi-Fi on domestic Indian flights
Finally, you will be able to use internet service on domestic Indian flights.
19 Feb 2020
83: Deepika looks just like Romi Dev in new poster
Giving an early morning surprise to her fans today, actress Deepika Padukone released her first look from the upcoming movie 83.
13 Jan 2020
Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh sheltered terrorists at home: Report
Two days after Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was arrested with Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorists in Kulgam, a report revealed that the top cop had sheltered the terrorists at his home in Srinagar.
11 Jan 2020
Told PM to withdraw CAA: Mamata Banerjee after meeting Modi
Since the Citizenship Amendment Act was passed last month, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has emerged as one of the most vocal critics of the "unconstitutional" law.
25 Dec 2019
Pay back time: OYO is making its early-stage investors rich
The general partners (GPs) at Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital have raked a huge payout from India's leading hotel chain OYO Hotels & Homes.
18 Dec 2019
SC to hear nearly 60 pleas against Citizenship Act today
Today, the Supreme Court will hear nearly 60 petitions challenging the newly-implemented Citizenship Act, which has created a storm across India.
04 Dec 2019
No more free broadband: Reliance starts billing JioFiber broadband users
JioFiber broadband users, who have been enjoying free internet access as part of the preview offer, will soon have to start paying for the service.
15 Nov 2019
Income Tax sleuths raid BMC contractors, unearth irregularities
At a time when Maharashtra is going through a political crisis, the Income Tax department raided contractors hired by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, a stronghold of Shiv Sena.
24 Oct 2019
Meet Dushyant Singh Chautala, the kingmaker of Haryana
In Haryana, a young Turk, Dushyant Singh Chautala is holding the cards for the Assembly.
21 Oct 2019
Accused made fake Facebook account to befriend Kamlesh Tiwari: Cops
With every day, new details related to the sensational murder of the firebrand Hindu leader, Kamlesh Tiwari, are emerging.
17 Oct 2019
Cars24 raises $100 million in Series D round: Details here
Cars24, the Gurugram-based company that claims to offer an easy and hassle-free experience of buying/selling used cars, has raised $100 million from a bunch of existing and new investors in a Series D round.
10 Oct 2019
PMC crisis: Nirmala Sitharaman says she'll talk to RBI Governor
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met distressed customers of the crisis-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC) on Thursday and assured them she will speak to Shaktikanta Das, the Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), this evening.
02 Oct 2019
OYO caught leaking personal customer data, phone numbers
India's popular hotel and homestay chain OYO is facing flak for leaving the personal data of its customers exposed.
30 Sep 2019
Netflix is now trying a Freemium model in India
Just a few months after launching an entry-level plan for mobile users, streaming giant Netflix is testing another feature in India, one that provides free access to select content for a limited time.
06 Sep 2019
Cognizant CEO plans downsizing; may cut jobs in October
Cognizant Technologies CEO Brian Humphries has disclosed that the US-based IT services firm would soon witness a slew of job cuts.
29 Aug 2019
Post retirement, MS Dhoni to venture into film production?
After a brilliant first innings in cricket, former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is all set to start a new (albeit small) chapter in his professional life.
21 Aug 2019
Parle sales drop amid economic-slowdown; 10,000 employees may be laid-off?
India's leading biscuit maker, Parle Products Pvt. Ltd. may have to lay off up to 10,000 of its employees, as economic growth continues to slow down, a company executive said yesterday.
07 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: NSA Ajit Doval visits Shopian, eats lunch with locals
A day after Lok Sabha passed the J&K Reorganisation Bill, NSA Ajit Doval, who played an instrumental part in this big move, visited Kashmir to review the security situation.
07 Aug 2019
JioPhone 3 likely to launch on August 12: Details here
Over the last two years, Reliance JioPhone and JioPhone 2 have taken services like WhatsApp and Facebook to the mass market.
07 Aug 2019
Xbox Live goes down, leaving games inaccessible for hours
A few hours ago, Xbox Live, Microsoft's famous online gaming and media delivery service, went down.
27 Jul 2019
Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar to get terrorist tag under UAPA
Pakistan-based terrorists Masood Azhar and Hafiz Saeed, who have been waging war against India through their outfits, will get the "terrorist" tag once the new amendments of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) come into force, said reports.
17 Jul 2019
IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is developing a slew of solutions at its Center of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA) for tracking and reducing the air pollution levels in the city.
15 Jul 2019
Soon, big brands could advertise on WhatsApp via GIFs, stickers
After staying ad-free for years, WhatsApp is finally looking to monetize by showing ads.
24 Jun 2019
RBI's Deputy Governor Viral Acharya quits before term ends: Report
Viral Acharya, the Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has tendered his resignation, Business Standard reported on Monday.
28 May 2019
Akshay tops celeb endorsements; Khans don't feature in top 5
For decades, the Khans of Bollywood- Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan- have maintained being at the top of the industry. However, the mighty Khans have recently been dethroned in terms of brand endorsements by Akshay Kumar.
24 May 2019
Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report
After a resounding victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon take up the task of forming his cabinet.
02 May 2019
Jaitley says Opposition is not celebrating Azhar's global terrorist tag
The Opposition is not celebrating Masood Azhar's designation as a global terrorist as they may have to pay a political price, said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.
02 May 2019
Soon, you may get credit cards from Ola and Flipkart
Reportedly, leading internet giants Flipkart and Ola are gearing up to launch their own credit cards soon.
17 Apr 2019
Soon, Reliance Jio could offer internet on Indian flights
If there's anything that annoys us when we board a flight in India, it's the lack of internet.
16 Apr 2019
#BreachAlert: Wipro's system compromised in phishing attack, customers targeted
Wipro, one of India's largest IT services providers, is dealing with the situation of a security breach.
22 Mar 2019
Now, Netflix is testing Rs. 250 mobile-only plan in India
In a major move to expand its user base, popular streaming platform Netflix has started testing a low-cost subscription plan in the Indian market.
26 Feb 2019
India v/s Pakistan: A comparison of military strength and weapons
In the aftermath of the Pulwama attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed, ties between India and Pakistan have sharply deteriorated.